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en·cy·clo·pe·di·a [or] en·cy·clo·pae·di·a

encyclopedia [or] encyclopaedia

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn saI kl pi di
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part of speech: noun
definition: a book or set of books that has information on a wide variety of subjects, or on many aspects of one subject.
Encyclopedias are arranged in alphabetical order.
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The word encyclopedia contains the following parts:
en-2, em-2 Greek prefix that means in, into, inside
synonyms:
in-1, intro-
 
cycl, cyclo Greek root that means wheel, circle
ped2, pedo Greek root that means child
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